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Joey Holden Following Unconventional Path To Success

Joey Holden

Should Ballyhale Shamrocks prevail over St Thomas’ on Sunday, it would result in a third club All Ireland medal for Joey Holden, to add to his two All Ireland titles with Kilkenny.  Given that he only made his senior debut for the Cats in 2014, that’s not a bad return. The former captain has cemented his place in the Kilkenny …

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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Hurling League Fixtures

Allianz Hurling League

Following the conclusion of Round 3 of the Allianz Hurling League, we have a better understanding of where teams stand as we look towards another exciting weekend.  There’s no doubt that Division 1A leaders, Limerick, are a cut above the rest and they will be brimming with confidence following last weekend’s comprehensive victory over Kilkenny. No team has beaten them yet …

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It’s Only February But Limerick Proving Ready For Summer Battle

“Only a journalist would think like that”, was John Kiely’s quick-witted response when asked if Limerick were hurling too well for so early in the year.  It must be difficult for Limerick supporters not to get carried away with the current hype surrounding their team. This time last year, no one would have considered them to be All Ireland contenders. Even …

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Lethal Limerick Tame The Cats In Nowlan Park

Limerick 2-18 Kilkenny 0-15 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Nowlan Park Limerick recorded their third win in a row with a stunning performance against Kilkenny in Nowlan Park this afternoon. While the game hung in the balance for large portions of the first-half, a blistering period just before the break in which Limerick scored 2-3 without reply, turned the game entirely in their …

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Jackie Tyrrell: I Don’t See Limerick Or Kilkenny In The Top Three

Kilkenny and Limerick face off against one another in Division 1A of the Allianz Hurling League this afternoon, and Jackie Tyrrell has added another layer to the conversation by claiming that neither team are in the top three in the country.  The All Ireland champions have been in impressive form since returning to action in 2019, beating both Wexford and …

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Tony Kelly To Miss Kilkenny Clash As Ban Upheld

Tony Kelly

Clare captain, Tony Kelly, is set to miss Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League clash with Kilkenny following his sending off during their loss to Tipperary last weekend.  The Ballyea man was shown a red card by the referee, Colm Lyons of Cork, when he collided with Padraic Maher early in the second half. The decision was highly criticized by fans and …

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Deegan Settles Into “Dream” Of Hurling With Kilkenny

Paddy Deegan Kilkenny

Paddy Deegan grew up, as most children in Kilkenny do, wanting to play for his county. So you can understand why the nerves set in when he finally got that call to play under Brian Cody. The Kilkenny manager used the League last year to find some young, hidden gems and integrated them into the team throughout the Championship. Deegan …

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Watch: Michéal Donoghue – Sydney Trip Was A “Huge Success”

Galway manager, Michéal Donoghue believes there is a future for the Wild Geese Trophy competition as his side secured a dramatic win over Kilkenny in Sydney. The 2017 All Ireland champions trailed by 14 points at half-time, thanks to two goals from Ger Alyward, and had Joe Canning sent off for a high tackle on Enda Morrissey. But against the odds, …

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Tipp & Kilkenny Legends Renew Rivalry For Charity Match Today

A host of current and former All-Stars from Tipperary and Kilkenny will take to the pitch in Borrisoleigh this evening for a charity match to raise money for the Amanda Stapleton Benefit Fund.  Borrisoleigh native, Amanda Stapleton, was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour. She is the sister of former All-Ireland winner Paddy, and journalist, Shane, who was part …

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PA All-Star Hurling Team: The Results As Chosen By Voters

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena have been asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. The results of the hurling team are in.  _____ 1. Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny)  The Kilkenny goalkeeper has beenin sensational form once again this season. He performed at a consistently high …

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Watch: DJ Carey Hilariously Burns Hurling Novice Jamie Redknapp

Kilkenny legend, DJ Carey delivered a hilarious insult to former England and Liverpool player, Jamie Redknapp as he put their hurling skills to the test.  As part of a challenge for Sky One’s ‘A League Of Their Own’, Redknapp, together with former cricketer, Freddie Flintoff and comedian, Rob Beckett travelled to Kilkenny during the summer to take a penalty in …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Half-Forward Line

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the series, we are asking: who will make up the half-forward line?  _____ Wing-Forward Nominee: Peter Duggan County: Clare Credentials: Many were surprised that Peter Duggan didn’t get …

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PA All-Star Team: Vote For Your Hurling Midfield Pairing

Ahead of the All-Star awards on November 2nd, Pundit Arena are asking you to vote for who you think will make the lineup of both the hurling and football teams. In the next part of the series, we are asking: who will be part of the midfield pairing?  _____ Nominee: Cian Lynch County: Limerick Credentials: When Cian Lynch burst onto the senior scene …

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